Past Event

Sep/06 17:30

Base @ Flux, 191 St Georges Terrace, Perth

Science and faith: friends or foes? Perth

Does science disprove God? Why did science flourish when it did? Hear from Dr Denis Alexander as we explore together the relationship between science and faith. Drawing on his experience as a leading biologist along with lessons from the history and philosophy of science, Dr Alexander will sketch a picture far deeper and more interesting than modern caricatures suggest.

Sep/20 10:00
The Doherty Institute, 792 Elizabeth St, (Cnr Elizabeth and Grattan Sts) Parkville VIC 3052

Genes, Determinism and God: are we slaves to our genes? Melbourne

What does medical and behavioural genetics tell us about the limits of human freedom? And how does our current understanding of human genetics relate to the Judaeo-Christian conviction that humankind is made in the image of God? Lecture and Q&A with Dr Denis Alexander

Bookings not required for this lecture

Full tour details and Denis Alexander bio here:

Sep/19 19:30
St Peter's, Eastern Hill 15 Gisborne St, Melbourne VIC 3002

Allan Day Memorial Lecture: Melbourne

Rapid advances in genetics, robotics and other sciences are challenging our understanding of what it means to be human.

In this lecture and Q&A, Dr Denis Alexander will explore whether science can resolve key ethical questions, what role religious thinking plays in the age of genomics and how scientific and religious ways of knowing relate.


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